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Describe the anatomic position.

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Describe the anatomic position.

The Structure of the Human Body

The study of the structure of the human body is referred to as human anatomy. The anatomy of a human is very complex and for this reason, there are many specific terms applied to different portions of the body.

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The anatomical position is a standard which is used to describe the body locations. The standard anatomical position refers to the upright position of...

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Anatomical Directional Terminology: Lateral, Medial & More

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Anatomical directional terminology helps to explain the relative positions of different areas of the body. Explore more about anatomical directional terminology and the four terms that reference the position from the midline.


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